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of the things about our business as we know ten years out, technology is hard to predict ten years out. but i know that customers will still want low prices ten years from now so we'll be still working on that i know they'll want fast delivery so we'll still be working on that i know that they'll want, you know, books in 60 seconds so we'll still be working on that. so there's a bunch of things we will count on. >> we do that now on our kindle fire line. >> rose: there is so much to talk about. first this, what is this new product you have. >> this is shipping today. this is our, theo our kindle fire hd, the big one. so this one is our 8.9 inch device. it comes in a 4 g model and it comes in a wi-fi only model this is our latest tablet. >> rose: what will it sell for? >> this is $299. and so part of what you are seeing here are seven inch tablet is $199. and we take a very unusual approach in the tablet business which is we want to make money when people use our device, not when they buy our device so we sell the device at near break even. so we can pack for $1 -- 9 in the case of the big one
at all technologies and how price comes down. think about the price of a personal computer compared with the price of a computer today or the price of a dvd player. or even mp-3 player. somebody develops the technology. other people come along, use it and it's time to buy, they can make the product cheaper and that's real what he we are doing here. he we are doing here. drug manufacturers are luckier. because they have a legislatively protected lot of contho >>> isn't it correct and fair to say that we need both generics and we need brands? not necessarily in that order? no brands no generics but they are both needed and needed urgently? >> absolutely&they are both required for effective and efficient market for prescription drugs. >> is that really your opinion, vicky? >> yes it is. >> i got another question for you. the fda has been without a fullrs worely on the fda to permanent . >> i see i've >> absolutely.120,000 workers. it's it's an extremely important agency. do you think it's unconchenable our legislature has not solved that problem? >> we have to understand that there is
quarters. >> we've had five years of extraordinary transformation in the whole technology industry. when you think it's only five years ago that we didn't really have smart phones, we certainly didn't have tablet computers. all companies are trying to adjust to those changes to the rise of social network, the move to mobile, and in that move, there are winners and there are losers. and the losers are scrambling to try to do something about it. >> they are. julie larson green is taking over the position. she's been appointed as the leader for all the engineering. >> we'll see how miss green gets on. from green to greek. >> it's going to be greece all this week. good news, bad news. those eurozone finance ministers gave an extra two years. so athens now has, well, from 2014, it now has a 2016 deadline to reach all those targets to cut their deficit. the bad news, those same finance ministers continue to postpone that extra chunk of bailout monday. >> wasn't it friday? >> well, they wanted it by this $40 billion, they wanted it this friday, because come this friday, athens has to pay out fi
volkswagen didn't make good on the promise to share environmental technology. volkswagen denied the claim. at the hearing, an arbitrator will hear arguments from both sides and sort out the issues. a decision by the court is legally binding. >>> researchers from germany, switzerland and austria unveiled a robot they say can walk around and find its way even in crowded cities with some help from people. the researchers say the robot iuro, interactive urban robot asks people for directions to get to its destination. >> in seems to recognize speech and detect obstacles in its way. it follows instructions like go straight and turn left. when iuro arrives at its destination, kit ask if it's in the right place. the researchers are hoping to develop robots that can help elderly people and others in the future. >>> that's all for now in business news. i'm going to leave you with the recap of market figures. >>> tokyo has been enjoying a break from the rain, but that may not last with the storm headed this way. rachel ferguson has the latest in weather. >> that's exactly right. there's a snowstorm
, they don't need japanese technology, they think they can get from the south koreans and the japanese. >nd. >> that is the easy way to go, nationalism. >> and at the beginning of the year, u.s. china transitions are what we have to watch out for, it is that the japanese transition coming up which is likely to move in a more nationalist direction is with the one that does unseat this triangular relationship, the u.s. and china together certainly do not want unnecessary conflict. the danger is that the likelihood of necessary conflict, a real war between the two, real territorial issues that are bringing american allies in greater conflict with china and this fundamental difference in economic system between our corporations and theirs, are driving us towards a much more acrimonious relationship and let's remember one thing obama did say for the first time during this last u.s. foreign policy presidential debate is he called china and adversary. that is new and yes there is a bit of politics there, but it also reflects the fact that it is not our chinese friends anymore, and this is, this is
. david? >> i think charlie, that he denied up loving the job. he loved the science technology toys that the cia director uniquely has. i think he did take the job because it was the next great challenge when he couldn't be chairman of the joint chiefs. when i think about petraeus, the person, the interesting question for me is after this terrible fall, this big scandal, you know, he'll have a period of rehabilitation. but what's the next challenge that this smart ambitious guy will try to take on. some place like princeton still want him, will another university want him. on the morning that this broke, i actually spent an e-mail saying he was likely to leave following all what norah was saying. i don't know the answer. what he would have done if he had another couple weeks. they didn't say anything. when finally the story broke said sorry i couldn't get back to you earlier but you understand. >> rose: i also have been told, we're all talking about speculation what people said if they wanted it more than someone else but he did not have at the cia the kind of support system aroun
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